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Murphy and Myrtle: The First Day of School

Murphy and Myrtle: The First Day of School

by Martha Atwater Illustrated by Maggie Swanson
A sweet story about two important beginnings: school and friendship!

Murphy is a shy, lovable bear who is nervous about his first day at a new school. He brings his trusty backpack filled with books he likes to read. At school he meets Myrtle, an energetic frog who is excited about school and loves to play games. Together, they play leapfrog and look at books. And the first day of school becomes the first day of a wonderful friendship!
Ages
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Interest Level
Grades PreK - 3
Publisher
Scholastic Inc.
Number of Pages
32

About the Author and Illustrator

Martha Atwater
Maggie Swanson

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